Press Releases tagged with edvard munch

The top lot of the sale was this stylized rendering of the iconic Chanel No.  5 perfume bottle ($32,400).

Three artworks attributed to Andy Warhol sell for a combined $50,400 at Woodshed Art Auctions

Released: March 22, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Three artworks attributed to Pop Art icon Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987) – stylized renditions of the products Chanel No. 5 and Absolut Vodka, plus one of Elvis Presley as a gun-toting cowboy – combined for a little more than $50,000 in an online fine art auction titled Private Art Collections & Estate Discoveries held March 15th by Woodshed Art Auctions.   Chanel No. 5 was the top earner in the 163-lot sale, selling for $32,400 (with buyer’s premium). The gouache, watercolor and ink on paper work was signed lower center and verso. It was also marked with the stamp ...

Giclee print titled Train Tracks, pencil signed and numbered (75/295) by Bob Dylan, from the singer-songwriter's Drawn Blank Series ($5,312).

Bob Dylan giclee prints, signed and numbered by the singer-songwriter, perform well at Woodshed Art Auctions

Released: October 12, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – It’s not often Bob Dylan shares center stage with anyone – certainly not 19th and early 20th century painters – but that’s exactly what happened on September 20th when a collection of 25 limited edition giclee prints signed and numbered by the singer-songwriter came up for bid alongside such fine art luminaries as Edvard Munch, Marc Chagall and Gustav Klimt.   It was a two-session online-only auction, conducted by Woodshed Art Auctions, based in Franklin. Session 1 featured the 25 signed Dylan prints, which all carried estimates of $2,000-$3,000 and ended up selling f...

Framed oil on Masonite painting attributed to the French painter Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985), signed and dated 1952, with an inscription (est.  $80,000-$120,000).

Artworks attributed to Dubuffet and Van Gogh will be auctioned online, Sept. 20th

Released: September 12, 2017

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An oil on Masonite painting attributed to the French painter Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) and a pen and brown ink drawing on laid paper done by the renowned Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) are just two examples in a star-studded lineup of fine art pieces to be sold in Woodshed Art Auctions’ 113-lot Prestige Collection sale ending September 20th.   The framed work attributed to Dubuffet, titled Le Voyageur, is signed and dated 1952, with the inscription “to Samuel Koontz”  written on the front and a Koontz Gallery (N.Y.) sticker on the back. It’s expected to sel...

Album with more than 130 Civil War-era signatures, including Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, and signed by 18 presidents, 1864-2010.  Sold November 1, 2016 for $60,000.

Days Before Election, Presidential Signatures in High Demand at Swann Galleries’ Autographs Auction

Released: November 03, 2016

On November 1, a mere nine days before the American Presidential election, Swann Auction Galleries offered an autograph album signed by 18 presidents, starting with Abraham Lincoln and ending with Barack Obama. Fourteen presidents signed the album on a single page, to make for a head-spinning who’s-who of powerful Americans. The album, which sold to a collector for $60,000, was the centerpiece of an eclectic and well-attended Autographs auction. Presidents and historic political superstars performed exceptionally well in the sale. A Letter Signed by Samuel Huntington as Governor, informi...

Cover of Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Inspiration and Transformation by John B.  Ravenal

VMFA exhibition sheds new light on Jasper Johns’s embrace of the art of Edvard Munch

Released: November 01, 2016

At a crossroads in the middle of his career, Jasper Johns (1930) found his way forward in part by looking to the work of Edvard Munch (1863–1944).  Now a ground-breaking exhibition entitled Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Love, Loss, and the Cycle of Life examines how Johns, one of America’s preeminent artists, mined the work of the Norwegian Expressionist in the late 1970s and early 1980s as he moved away from a decade of abstract painting towards a more open expression of love, sex, loss and death. Organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in partnership with the Munch Museum...

WRJ Associates will design the exhibition around Sotheby's auction of Edvard Munch's "The Scream."

WRJ Design Associates to Design "Scream" Exhibit; Open Flagship Store in Jackson, Wyoming

Released: March 14, 2012

  By Tammy Christel  For some time now, the Victor, Idaho showroom of partners Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer's company, WRJ Design Associates and WRJ Home, has quietly turned heads.  Quietly around here, that is. In the most sophisticated arts, furnishings and estate auction circles, WRJ's dynamic work is not only well-known, it's in demand. This spring, Jenkins and Baer will open a flagship store in Jackson. Their 2,800 sq. ft. showroom at 30 King Street is set to open May 2012. WRJ provides interior design, estate curatorial, exhibition and event design services;...

Edvard Munch (1863-1945) Fertility, oil on canvas.  Estimate: $25,000,000 - 35,000,000


Released: April 08, 2010

NEVER BEFORE OFFERED AT AUCTION, "FERTILITY" IS ONE OF ONLY A FEW MASTER WORKS BY MUNCH LEFT IN PRIVATE HANDS. Christie's is delighted to announce it will offer Edvard Munch's Fertility (estimate: $25-35 million) - one of the most important works by the artist remaining in private hands - as the cover lot of its upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 4. Painted in the late 1890s, Fertility was originally purchased in 1902 by Dr. Max Linde, the German patron responsible for helping Munch establish his career in Germany. Since 1918, the large-format painting has rema...

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